The Secret Weapon to the Success of the Vikings Offense in 2009


Published: April 19, 2009


... Receiver from the University of South Carolina."

The Vikings were in major need of young and talented wide receivers. Sidney Rice was expected to be the pick when Minnesota was on the clock.

Rice had high expectations as being the next best thing for the Vikings. Many expected him to be a potential future Pro Bowler.

He has perfect size for a receiver, 6'4'', 205 lbs. Could you honestly ask for anything better?

Rice signed a four year deal with the Vikings shortly after the '07 draft.

A little known fact about him is that he excels at two sports. He led his high school basketball team, Gaffney, to a State Championship.

Rice averaged 18 points and seven rebounds per game, earning him the 4A Basketball player of the year.

He is known for being a fast and athletic type of player. Rice is also one of the more nice players in the NFL. He addresses every reporter that he speaks to as "Sir or Ma'am"


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